Uncomfortable viewing but thought provoking. A recently released paedophile struggles to battle against his vice whilst the world around condemns him. One major plot hole: WHY WOULD THE PROBATION OFFICERS PLACE HIM IN A FLAT OVERLOOKING A SCHOOL??
But the most chilling of The Wizard of Oz urban legends is (fortunately) as ridiculous as it is untrue. Look closely at the trees in the background when Dorothy, the Scarecrow, Toto and the freshly oiled Tin Man are skipping away from the witch and the talking trees singing, “We’re Off to See the Wizard”. What’s that in the background, swinging from that tree, just above where the Yellow Brick Road curves away from the Woodsman’s Shack? Yes, it’s the swinging body of a hanged munchkin who…
Scene from 'The Woodsman' during which Kevin Bacon plays the role of a child molester trying to recover. Nearer the end Bacon gives a great sense of reflection and realisation of how child abuse affects the child.
Poppies above Padua || I'm thinking Dorothy as Fiona with fire powers; the Cowardly Lion as Petrov, scared and hiding in the dark; the mischievous Scarecrow as Madoc, with an Irish accent, of course; and the unflappable Tin Woodsman as Fionn || Wizard of Oz || "Wolf Hart" by Frank Morin